Defended software developer in federal copyright infringement case pending in the United States District Court for the Western Disctrict of Texas. Software company accused former contractor of copyright infringement related to user interface and product documentation that the contractor developed for the software company. After the parties reached a confidential settlement, the contractor was dismissed from the lawsuit without any settlement payment.
Represented San Francisco based mortgage industry software-as-a-service provider in copyright infringement matter filed with the American Arbitration Association. The case involved breach-of-license and copyright infringement claims arising from alleged reverse engineering of the licensed software.
Represented Texas based green energy provider in software dispute before the American Arbitration Association. The matter settled after selection of the arbitrators during the discovery phase.
Represented fortune 500 IT services firm in declaratory judgment and copyright litigation in the Northern District of Texas related to the alleged termination of a software license following a merger transaction. The case resulted in a prompt settlement and revised license agreement with a savings of over $2,200,000 off the pre-litigation settlement proposal from the software publisher.
Defended Las Vegas engineering firm in federal court copyright infringement claim resulting in prompt settlement following a motion to dismiss in the Northern District of California.
Sued software trade group and member software publishers in federal court alleging declaratory judgment and anti-trust claims resulting in quick out-of-court settlement.